Stitch Fix January 2020 | I sent it all back

The Frugal Girl

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What I’m reading and listening to | January 2020

The Frugal Girl

The post What I’m reading and listening to | January 2020 appeared first on The Frugal Girl. Last year, I made a running list of what I read (though I fell off the wagon toward the end of 2019).

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My 2020 Financial Goals & A Recap of 2019

Family Balance Sheet

This will always be a work in progress and you’ll understand why it will be more crucial for me when you read my 2020 goals below! Moving on to 2020! In 2020, I haven’t been able to choose one word that resonates with me like REDUCE. Bring it, 2020!

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Just Dance 2020 $19.99 {Reg $40}

For the Mommas

Just Dance 2020 $19.99 {Reg $40}. Amazon has Just Dance 2020 for $19.99 (Reg $40) with FREE Shipping on orders over $25.00 Continue reading Just Dance 2020 $19.99 {Reg $40} at FTM. or with Amazon Prime Orders.

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World Wisdom: Youth Climate Justice Summit 2020 (MN)

Motherhood Moments

On Wednesday, February 26, 2020, youth from across the state of Minnesota will gather at the Minnesota Good Neighbor Center and the Minnesota State Capitol as part of the Youth Climate Justice Summit 2020. Youth Climate Justice Summit 2020 is anchored by Youth Environmental Activists of Minnesota (YEA! ABOUT THE YOUTH CLIMATE JUSTICE SUMMIT 2020 When: 8:30am – 3:00pm, Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Where: Good Neighbor Center (441 Rice Street, St.

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Free 2020 DeLallo Calendar

For the Mommas

Free 2020 DeLallo Calendar. Celebrate 2020 with a free calendar with DeLallo! Sign up for the DeLallo email newsletter and receive a free 2020 calendar that’s filled with filled with entertaining tips & tricks, coupons & inspirational cheese boards!

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Valentine’s Day 2020 Restaurant Deals Guide

For the Mommas

Valentine’s Day 2020 Restaurant Deals Guide. Continue reading Valentine’s Day 2020 Restaurant Deals Guide at FTM. Here are some amazing deals on eatables at participating restaurants that you can score on Valentine’s Day. Check them all out HERE: Baskin-Robbins.

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Super Bowl 2020 Freebies & Deals Round Up

For the Mommas

Super Bowl 2020 Freebies & Deals Round Up. Here is the roundup of a HUGE list of Super Bowl Deals for 2020 for your favorite restaurants plus the hottest sweepstakes and instant win games! Continue reading Super Bowl 2020 Freebies & Deals Round Up at FTM.

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National Frozen Yogurt Day 2020 Round Up!

For the Mommas

National Frozen Yogurt Day 2020 Round Up! Continue reading National Frozen Yogurt Day 2020 Round Up! Enjoy FREE and CHEAP yogurt on National Frozen Yogurt Day. You can stop by several Frozen Yogurt shops and pick up FREE yogurt.

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National Frozen Yogurt Day 2020 Round Up!

For the Mommas

National Frozen Yogurt Day 2020 Round Up! Continue reading National Frozen Yogurt Day 2020 Round Up! Enjoy FREE and CHEAP yogurt on National Frozen Yogurt Day that is February 6th. You can stop by several Frozen Yogurt shops and pick up FREE yogurt.

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It’s been a week. But I do have a colorful Snoopy.

The Frugal Girl

This has been a long week for a variety of reasons, and not really my best week of cooking. The combo of just getting back from a trip (with no menu plan in hand) and then getting sick right away has made things a little wonky on the food front!

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Freebies & Deals to Get You in Shape in 2020

For the Mommas

Freebies & Deals to Get You in Shape in 2020. Here is the roundup of the best freebies and deals to help you live a healthier lifestyle in 2020! Continue reading Freebies & Deals to Get You in Shape in 2020 at FTM.

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2020 Wall Calendars As Low As $4.97 at Amazon (Reg $15)

For the Mommas

2020 Wall Calendars As Low As $4.97 Hop over to Amazon to score 2020 Wall Calendars for as low as $4.97, down from $15. Check out a few HERE: Star Trek 2020 Wall Calendar: The Original Series ONLY $7.49 (Reg $15). Star Wars 2020 Wall Calendar ONLY $4.97 (Reg $15).

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Five Frugal Things | Fetch really isn’t working for me

The Frugal Girl

I scanned a pile of receipts with Fetch. I’ve been using this app for a while now, and I can definitively tell you that it’s a much better use of your time if you buy a lot of brand name grocery/personal care items.

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The non-digital planner that almost works with my brain

The Frugal Girl

My 2020 planner. For 2020, I did manage to find a landscape-style planner from Blue Sky. Elaine left a comment this morning wondering about what planner I use, so here’s a quick explanation. But first, we have to talk about synesthesia. What’s synesthesia??

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8 New Year’s Resolution Ideas to Make 2020 Awesome

Couponing 101

New Year’s resolutions are so common that we’re sure you know at least a few people who are preparing to fulfill their goals for 2020. What is your New Year’s resolution for 2020, and how do you plan to achieve it? Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet?

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WIS, WWA | Some appreciation, from me to you

The Frugal Girl

As I look back on my posts, I see comment counts in the dozens and dozens on most posts, and this is a really unusual thing to see on a blog in 2020.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | January totals

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I spent $135 on groceries this week, which I am a little surprised at because I went to Costco. But yay me! I’m ending this month with $689 in total spending, and I’d budgeted $750 because of it being a five week month. January Grocery Spending ($150/week budget).

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10 Popular Themes for Kids’ Birthday Parties in 2020

Couponing 101

The post 10 Popular Themes for Kids’ Birthday Parties in 2020 appeared first on Couponing 101. You want your child’s birthday party to be fun and memorable. A strong theme can add to the enjoyment and make the party seem more cohesive.

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A simple (but hard!) way to avoid food waste

The Frugal Girl

Here it is: Eat more of your fruits and vegetables. It’s not complicated. But it is hard to do. Why focus on fruits and veggies? For one thing, they’re one of the food types most likely to be wasted. (

WIS, WWA | I am complaining about the clouds

The Frugal Girl

Hello, frugal people! It’s been kind of dreary and rainy here, and I’m feeling a little bummed out from all the clouds. Here’s hoping for some sunshine soon! Zoe and I DID get to see our very plump friend at the cat rescue center, though, and she is kind of like sunshine.

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A few words about body image + 4 other frugal things

The Frugal Girl

I bought a squirrel repellent for my van. Longtime readers will remember my persistent troubles with squirrels nesting in my van. Last year, I even found live baby squirrels in there!). I’d heard the suggestion of an under-hood light before, but at first, I thought that made no sense.

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Five Frugal Things | Free E-Z pass, a refund, + 3 more

The Frugal Girl

I got a free E-Z pass transponder. The E-Z pass is an electronic toll collection system that’s used on the east coast and also as far into the Midwest as Illinois.).

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Does Aldi sell organic food?

Stockpiling Moms

One of the biggest questions we receive is does Aldi really sell organic food? Aldi has been known for its competitively low prices compared to other grocery chains over the years. Not only is it a. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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What I Spent, What We Ate | $199!

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I got a Hungry Harvest box for $25 and then I spent $174 at the grocery store. So, I’m at $199 this week, which makes up for last week’s low spending. January Grocery Spending. Week 1: $33. Week 2: $199. What We Ate. Saturday.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | groceries + Chick Fil A

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I spent $107 at the grocery store, plus $33 at Chick-Fil-A (see below!). a small kitten from our shelter shift this week. January Grocery Spending. Week 1: $33. Week 2: $199. Week 3: $140. What We Ate. Saturday. Mr. FG and I went out and shared a pizza. Sunday.

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Pioneer Woman Cap’n Crunch Chicken Strips

Stockpiling Moms

The first time I went to Planet Hollywood, I fell in love with their chicken strips. I have never found any to match them until now! Pioneer Woman Cap’n Crunch Chicken Strips are right on the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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A $150 correction + 4 more frugal things

The Frugal Girl

Things were quiet here yesterday because after I got home from skiing , I promptly got sick with a cold. Hopefully it’ll be a quick one! I caught a $150 medical bill error.

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What I Spent, What We Ate | It’s a new year!

The Frugal Girl

I know I skipped a lot of Friday menu posts in the last six weeks. We did buy groceries and eat dinner, though. And I haven’t added it up, but I think I ended the year averaging right around $150/week, as I have the whole year long.

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Sonia tried being my ThredUp stylist! Here’s how it went.

The Frugal Girl

Sometimes when I’ve done Stitch Fix posts, you guys have suggested that I instead hire one of my girls to be a stylist for me. So, we decided to take your suggestion. Meet my new stylist! Sonia, who has always been a passionate shopper, seemed like the perfect candidate for the job.

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Weekly Meal Plan Printable

Stockpiling Moms

Below is a great downloadable Weekly Meal Plan Printable that can help you get on track and stay on track with your menu. Meal Planning is my jam! It is a great way to save time and money in the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Coupon Insert Schedule Preview For 2020!

For the Mommas

Coupon Insert Schedule Preview For 2020! This is the tentative Sunday Coupon Insert Schedule for 2020. January 2020. February 2020. March 2020. April 2020. May 2020. June 2020. July 2020. August 2020. September 2020.

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How I Organize My Kids’ Paperwork, Artwork, and Mementos

Family Balance Sheet

Kids create a lot of paper during their childhood. They create a lot of other stuff too, but that’s for another post. Today, I’m sharing how I have handled ALL of the paper, artwork, mementos, and miscellany over the last 14+ years that I’ve been a mother.

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WIS, WWA | I cooked exactly nothing.

The Frugal Girl

What I Spent. I was gone for most of this week, skiing with my parents and siblings out in California at Lake Tahoe. So, Mr. FG and the girls were at the helm in the kitchen, and they did quite a fabulous job.

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Five Frugal Things | More mending + I was firmly assertive

The Frugal Girl

I fixed Zoe’s chokers. She bought a set that turned out to be terribly flimsy; they kept breaking after just a few wears. Luckily, I was able to get them back together with a pair of needlenose pliers. How long will the repair last? I dunno.

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Update on my rhinoplasty, 3 years later

The Frugal Girl

I hadn’t planned to do any more posts about my nose, but I’ve gotten a couple of messages asking about it lately, wondering how the nose job is holding up. And since I like to do posts that cover what you guys want to know about, well, here we are. Wait, you got a nose job? Kind of.

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Butternut Squash Yeast Roll Recipe

The Frugal Girl

I got this recipe from one of my aunts back when I was a teenager, and for whatever reason, I haven’t made them much of late. Anyway, Lisey randomly remembered liking them and she said something about it the other week.

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Five Frugal Things | 100% mending

The Frugal Girl

This week’s edition of Five Frugal Things happens to be entirely about mending, because once I get my sewing stuff out, I like to get it all done at once. I fixed Arthur’s eye.

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Marketers do not want you to be content.

The Frugal Girl

Long Intro: On Monday, I wrote a Five Frugal Things post that mentioned CoolSculpting. And I wrote a few words about body image, and about how much money we could save if we did not believe the industry’s message which says, “Your body is wrong, and we can help you fix it.”

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How We Frugal-ed in January!

Family Balance Sheet

Welcome to my first “How We Frugal-ed” recap of 2020. I’m going to see how much I can find in 2020. Frugal living is NOT about feeling deprived.

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So, I started a second blog.

The Frugal Girl

I realized yesterday that I told my email subscribers and Twitter followers about this, but I never said anything on my actual blog. In November, I started a tiny blog with somewhat tiny posts that are a tiny bit more personal than what I share here.

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How To Travel-fy Your Haircare Routine

Shereen Travels Cheap

When you travel, if you want to travel light, there are some things you have to change. While it can be easy to get caught up in routines, and it's important to keep some of them intact wherever you go, sometimes you need to switch things up to fit your travel lifestyle.

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6 ways to save money on groceries without coupons

The Frugal Girl

It’s January and lots of people are looking for ways to save on groceries right now! So, I’m bumping this post back up to the top of the pile. When I posted my thoughts about the Extreme Couponing tv show , I promised to share my non-couponing ideas with you.

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